Top Presidential Convention Bars
Between Donald Trump’s antics and Hillary Clinton’s email mess, you could no doubt use a drink or two…or three.
So as the Republican National Convention unfolds in Cleveland this week—and its Democratic counterpart kicks off next week in Philadelphia—we asked The Daily Beast’s new senior drinks columnist David Wondrich for his favorite spots in both cities where you can get away from the action. He also threw in a bonus pick for the two traditional political seats of power: New York and Washington, DC. If you prefer to watch the spectacle in Cleveland from the safety and comfort of your own home (who could blame you?), take a minute to read Wondrich’s essay on why politicians (of all parties) should be drinking more and should be drinking together. He even included a concoction called the Port Royal Cocktail, from legendary DC watering hole Junkanoo, which calls for rum, white creme de cacao and lime juice. It may just be the reward we all need for getting through the next two weeks. Cheers!